Plan to stave off water war in SA
Plan to stave off water war in SA

Former World Bank vice-president Ismail Serageldin famously predicted that "the wars of the 21st century will be fought over water".

By Dave Chambers 16 hours ago

SA steel production rose by 3.6% in February to 496,000 tonnes
SA steel production rose by 3.6% in February to 496,000 tonnes

South African steel production rose by 3.6% year on year (y/y) in February to 496,000 tonnes after falling by 4.2% in 2016 to an estimated 6.141-million tonnes (Mt), according to the World Steel Association (worldsteel).

By Dominic Preuss 16 hours ago

#BrandManagerMonth: It's about matching insides to outsides
#BrandManagerMonth: It's about matching insides to outsides

Based in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, the WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff brand employs approximately 36,000 people. It's expertise ranges from environmental remediation to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources.

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest
RICS publishes new global professional statement on conflicts of interest

Following extensive industry consultation, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is tightening up requirements for RICS professionals and regulated firms working in the land, property and construction sector, with the publication of a new global professional statement on conflicts of interest.

1 day ago

Wealth Migrate enters SA property market
Wealth Migrate enters SA property market

Global online real estate investment marketplace Wealth Migrate has announced its entry into the South African property market through its online investment platform.

1 day ago

Stormwater harvesting could help South Africa manage its water shortages
Stormwater harvesting could help South Africa manage its water shortages

In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already fragile economy.

By Kirsty Carden and Lloyd Fisher-Jeffes 1 day ago

Eskom completes Majuba repair
Eskom completes Majuba repair

In 2014, in the midst of loadshedding, poor leadership and serious delays in the construction of two of its new-build power stations, a coal silo collapse at the Majuba power station simply added to Eskom's woes. Yet, the state-owned utility has pulled off a feat of efficiency by completing a permanent coal-handling solution in record time.

1 day ago

PPC Imaginarium Awards announces 2016/2017 regional finalists
PPC Imaginarium Awards announces 2016/2017 regional finalists

Fifty five finalists have been chosen from across South Africa as the PPC Imaginarium Awards reveals its 2016/2017 regional finalists. Following a regional judging process that took place in January and February 2017, the finalists will move on to the national judging round.

3 days ago

Groundwater can help alleviate CT's water shortage
Groundwater can help alleviate CT's water shortage

According to engineers and scientists at SRK Consulting's Cape Town office, the aquifers in the greater Cape Town area could offer some relief if the current drought conditions endure by taking pressure off the demand for potable water.

3 days ago

UJ creatives recognised in Industrial Design Challenge
UJ creatives recognised in Industrial Design Challenge

Twenty third-year industrial design students from the the University of Johannesburg's Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture (FADA) were recently recognised at an exhibit at the Homemakers Expo Industrial Design Challenge.

17 Mar 2017

May the best furniture win
May the best furniture win

Furniture designers are set to battle it out at the annual Furniture Design Competition hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

17 Mar 2017